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Dozens of Barrio Azteca gang members in El Paso area arrested, facing numerous state and federal charges (El Paso, TX): At a press conference on Wednesday, state and federal authorities announced they indicted a total of 55 Barrio Azteca gang members and their associates from El Paso and Southern New Mexico, on both state and federal charges, including their alleged involvement in a heroin drug ring.
Source: KTSM NewsChannel 9    Date: September 18, 2014

Woman sought in Fort Worth gang shooting arrested (Fort Worth, TX): A 24-year-old woman who had been eluding capture for weeks in connection with last month’s fatal shooting at an after-hours club has been arrested.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: September 18, 2014

Omega gang member surrenders in Galveston (Galveston, TX): A fugitive who belongs to a Galveston gang dismantled by police surrendered Thursday at the Galveston County Jail, police said.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: September 11, 2014

Juveniles arrested in Galveston gang sweep (Galveston, TX): More than a dozen juveniles have been arrested in a Southeast Texas crime sweep for suspected gang members who allegedly organized via online.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: September 10, 2014

Galveston police arrest members of street gang (Galveston, TX): The Galveston Police Department said it has arrested numerous members of a street gang. The department said the city has seen this summer an increase in crimes, including robberies, burglaries, stolen vehicles and carjackings.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: September 9, 2014

'Fighting for nothing': Former gang members now family men in club striving to do good (Jacksonville, TX): In 1997, Roy Barboza was trying to establish his new gang’s authority by spray painting his Southside 13 markings over the more-established signs of the East Side Locos on the back of Jacksonville’s Walmart.
Source: Tyler Morning Telegraph    Date: September 3, 2014

Fort Worth police seek woman involved in club shooting (Fort Worth, TX): A 24-year-old woman who allegedly told her boyfriend to “take care” of a man who’d snitched on him for bringing a gun into an after-hours club last month is being sought in the man’s fatal shooting.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: September 2, 2014

Man gets life in prison in death at Tyler park (Tyler, TX): A man convicted in the death of a woman caught in gang crossfire while at an East Texas park with her 3-year-old son has been sentenced to life in prison.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: August 29, 2014

Three El Paso bars shut down for alleged drug trafficking and gang activity (El Paso, TX): The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) shut down three El Paso bars after allegations of drug trafficking and gang activity. TABC served the Golden Nugget, the Dollhouse Bar, and the George Washington Lounge with temporary restraining orders on Friday evening forcing them to close their doors immediately.
Source: KTSM NewsChannel 9    Date: August 29, 2014

Judge: '[Gangs] don't own the parks and they don't own the city' (Smith County, TX): A Smith County judge sentenced convicted murderer Dennis Bendy to life in prison Thursday. Bendy was found guilty of murder on Aug. 12 in the shooting death of 20-year-old Briana Young. Prosecutors said Young was caught in rival gang crossfire at Tyler's P.T. Cole Park. Bendy elected to go to a judge rather than a jury for punishment.
Source: KLTV 7 News    Date: August 28, 2014

Criminal Gang Member caught illegally re-entering US (Houston, TX): A member of the “Surenos 13” criminal street gang was recently apprehended by Border Patrol agents in Calexico, California.
Source: Breitbart    Date: August 28, 2014

24 cases related to Florida gang,3 arrests made (Austin, TX): The Austin Police Department has arrested three people in connection with a Florida gang suspected to be operating in Austin.
Source: KVUE News    Date: August 27, 2014

Houston gangs extend turf to suburbs (Houston, TX): As gang members in Houston extend their turf to surrounding suburbs, officials in those areas are developing strategies for countering them.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: August 24, 2014

Texas gang member gets 30-year term for two slayings (Fort Worth, TX): A North Texas man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for his part in the gang-related gunfire that killed two people and hurt two others in 2012.
Source: KSAT Channel 12 News    Date: August 20, 2014

Several injured in gang-related shooting in Longview (Longview, TX): Longview police are investigating a Saturday morning shooting between rival gang members, spokeswoman Kristie Brian said.
Source: Longview News-Journal    Date: August 16, 2014

Aryan Brotherhood gang members convicted of federal racketeering (Houston, TX): The remaining two defendants of 36 accused in the Southern District of Texas of racketeering activities as part of their roles with the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas have pleaded guilty, capping a six-year sweeping effort that has led to 73 convictions across five federal districts and the decimation of the gang’s leadership and violent members and associates.
Source: The Villager    Date: August 14, 2014

Closing arguments in park gang shooting today (Tyler, TX): Dennis Bendy can only wait now as the prosecution and defense have both rested in his murder trial in the gang-related shooting death of a young Tyler mother last year.
Source: Tyler Morning Telegraph    Date: August 11, 2014

Gang member, co-defendant says Bendy one of shooters (Tyler, TX): A self-admitted gang member and co-defendant in the shooting death of a Tyler woman during gang violence last year took the stand Wednesday in the murder trial of Dennis Bendy and told jurors Bendy was one of the shooters.
Source: Tyler Morning Telegraph    Date: August 7, 2014

Detective says gangs here as dangerous as those in L.A. (Tyler, TX): A Tyler police detective testifying Tuesday in a trial of man charged in a fatal park shooting said gangs here are as dangerous as those found in Los Angeles and elsewhere nationwide.
Source: Tyler Morning Telegraph    Date: August 6, 2014

7 Investigates: Gang activity and recruitment in East Texas (Tyler, TX): Multiple gang members took the stand Wednesday in an on-going Tyler murder trial. Their testimony left citizens well aware of the active gang culture in East Texas.
Source: KLTV 7 News    Date: August 6, 2014

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